English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Deffer Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Penistone

Historical Forms

  • Desfurth Fott (sic) 1546 Hall
  • Defords 1556 Hntii,352


, Desfurth Fott (sic)1546 Hall, Defords 1556 Hnt ii, 352 , ' deep ford ' , v. dēop , ford ; cf. Deffer Foot 322supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name